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Meteor Boys

True Tales from the Operators of Britain's First Jet Fighter – From 1944 to Date

Steve Bond

‘I saw a V1 coming in south of Dover and caught up with it about three miles south of Canterbury. I was flying at 400mph and had no difficulty overtaking …’ This book features long-form interviews with over 40 veteran pilots of the beloved Gloster Meteor, the RAF’s first jet-powered aeroplane, which came into service in 1944 and played a significant role in the early stages of the Cold War, despite being alarmingly accident-prone.
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  • Publisher: Grub Street
  • Year: 2016
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 241x162mm
  • ISBN: 9781910690260
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.8kg
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    Meteor Boys
    Steve Bond
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